Hosea 1:2-11 NRS

2 When the Lord first spoke through Hosea, the Lord said to Hosea, "Go, take for yourself a wife of whoredom and have children of whoredom, for the land commits great whoredom by forsaking the Lord."
3 So he went and took Gomer daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son.
4 And the Lord said to him, "Name him Jezreel; a for in a little while I will punish the house of Jehu for the blood of Jezreel, and I will put an end to the kingdom of the house of Israel.

References for Hosea 1:4

    • a 1:4 - That is [God sows]
      5 On that day I will break the bow of Israel in the valley of Jezreel."
      6 She conceived again and bore a daughter. Then the Lord said to him, "Name her Lo-ruhamah, b for I will no longer have pity on the house of Israel or forgive them.

      References for Hosea 1:6

        • b 1:6 - That is [Not pitied]
          7 But I will have pity on the house of Judah, and I will save them by the Lord their God; I will not save them by bow, or by sword, or by war, or by horses, or by horsemen."
          8 When she had weaned Lo-ruhamah, she conceived and bore a son.
          9 Then the Lord said, "Name him Lo-ammi, c for you are not my people and I am not your God." d

          References for Hosea 1:9

            • c 1:9 - That is [Not my people]
            • d 1:9 - Heb [I am not yours]
              10 e Yet the number of the people of Israel shall be like the sand of the sea, which can be neither measured nor numbered; and in the place where it was said to them, "You are not my people," it shall be said to them, "Children of the living God."

              References for Hosea 1:10

                • e 1:10 - Ch 2.1 in Heb
                  11 The people of Judah and the people of Israel shall be gathered together, and they shall appoint for themselves one head; and they shall take possession of f the land, for great shall be the day of Jezreel.

                  References for Hosea 1:11

                    • f 1:11 - Heb [rise up from]